Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Plainfield.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience
Robert show up on time and did what needed to be done in a timely manner, great service at a good price , will used him again A+++++
I originally booked Robert for a timing belt and water pump replacement (a different mechanic had told me it needed to be replaced). Upon inspection Robert informed me that my timing belt was in practically new condition and did not need to be replaced. A lot of mechanics would have probably just charged me for the timing belt replacement anyway and not even done the work, as I would have never known the difference. I don't know if it's yourmechanic's business model that produces honest mechanics or if Robert is just an exceptionally honest one, but either way I was very happy to avoid a much more expensive repair. Robert ended up doing a few other relatively minor repairs on my car that he noticed and I ended up with a much smaller repair bill that I originally expected. I'll definitely plan on using Robert in the future.

Chris

24 years of experience
126 reviews
Chris
24 years of experience
Chris is a very nice and he's very good fixing our cars.

Jonathan

11 years of experience
142 reviews
Jonathan
11 years of experience
The best

Javier

17 years of experience
32 reviews
Javier
17 years of experience
Javier was very professional, extremely knowledgeable and very customer focused. He took great pains to ensure that my expectations were met. Even as other issues surfaced with the car he worked to keep cost in line with various recommendations. It was my first experience with Your Mechanic and I am happy to say that it was a very pleasant one. I would certainly use the service again and would welcome the opportunity for Javier to be the one to perform that service.

David

10 years of experience
13 reviews
David
10 years of experience
David was on time, professional and had the job done quickly. I will hire again and recommend his services.

Dexter

13 years of experience
5 reviews
Dexter
13 years of experience
He knows what he does.Very friendly.I give him A++++++. Th

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
The best mechanic ever!! Straight forward, let you know what options you have!!

Adrian

29 years of experience
75 reviews
Adrian
29 years of experience
Excellent work and friendly.. give 100% thumbs up..!

Nicholas

9 years of experience
302 reviews
Nicholas
9 years of experience
Nicholas was AWESOME. He let me know everything that was needed and showed me the defaults of my vehicle. I would love for him to come back!

Joseph

18 years of experience
426 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Great


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Plainfield?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Plainfield. Our mechanics in Plainfield are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Plainfield.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Honda CR-V $180 $99.93 $79.99 13% $207.43
2015 GMC Savana 2500 $366 $198.38 $167.97 13% $424.13
2013 Ford F-150 $217 $136.67 $79.99 11% $244.17
2013 BMW 335i $187 $67.23 $119.98 18% $228.48
2012 Lexus RX350 $349 $269.32 $79.99 7% $376.82
2011 Chevrolet Corvette $326 $109.55 $215.97 18% $399.80

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Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

What is the Drive Belt Tensioner all about?

A Drive Belt Tensioner is a pulley mounted to either a spring mechanism or to an adjustable pivot point that is used to keep constant tension on your serpentine belt. That is the big long belt in the front of your engine.

The tensioner rides on the outside surface of the belt to put pressure, or tension, on the belt and against the pulleys that drive things like the alternator, power steering, air conditioner, etc.

Keep in mind:

Tensioners usually come with pulleys; they are normally replaced together. Also, when replacing a tensioner, the drive belt usually must be removed. A mechanic may recommend replacing the belt as well.

How it's done:

  • Check for any noise in the engine (usually a squeaky or grinding noise).
  • Remove the drive belt(s) (in most cases).
  • Inspect drive belt pulleys.
  • Check the drive belt tensioner.
  • Remove and replace the tensioner if faulty.
  • Start car to see if noise is gone.

Our recommendation:

Your drive belt tensioner should always be inspected when your drive belt is serviced. During routine maintenance and inspection, your drive belt system should be reviewed to make sure that all the components are in working order. The drive belt tensioner will usually last longer than the drive belts, so as long as your tensioner is inspected or replaced when your drive belts are, your belt system should remain in good shape.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Drive Belt Tensioner?

Unusual noise (squeaky or grinding sound) every time you start the engine.

How important is this service?

The air conditioning, power steering, and alternator in your vehicle are given power through the drive belt. The belt is attached to both the crankshaft and these systems, and transfers power from the engine to drive each of these components. The drive belt tensioner is responsible for keeping the tension in the drive belt, which allows it to continue moving and transferring power. When the drive belt tensioner fails, the tension in the drive belt will begin to diminish, and the vehicle will not operate as well.

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